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Japanese : Paintings : Screens : Pre 1910 item #1447442
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Byobu screen in 2 panels depicting a Cherry Blossom tree with Bamboo and a full moon on a spring evening. Artist signed and painted in a Sumi-e technique over Gofun paper, he has sprinklings of gold specks to give the illusion of the last tidbits of sunlight fading into an evening moon. The frame was finished in a Negoro Urushi lacquer.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 68 3/4" High by 70 3/4" Wide
Japanese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1447434
Zentner Collection
A rare antique Japanese temple carving of a mythical sea turtle swimming among the rough ocean waves. Hand carved from one solid piece of Kuwanoki (Mulberry) wood, its three dimensional deep relief was carved on both sides. With large wisps of sea algae trailing on the back of its shell, the Kame (turtle) is a Japanese symbol of longevity signifying 10,000 years of long life. Fine detail and craftsmanship are evident especially in the claws, the scales and its head...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1447430
Zentner Collection
A rare antique Japanese Choba Kotansu (merchant small chest) made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware. Removable hinge doors behind which hides a removable horizontal bar that securely latches the left door in place. Spacious storage behind the doors where the merchant kept his store books and records. Two upper drawers were used to keep money and valuables. Beautiful original calligraphy on the sides and back of the tansu...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1447427
Zentner Collection
A pair of antique Japanese Baku corbels hand caraved from solid Keyaki wood. Rare flaming mane design adds a dragon-like fear to wore off evil spirits. Used under the eaves of Japanese temples and shrines, they devour dreams and nightmares as they protect against evil. The open mouth Baku expels all evil while the closed mouth Baku retains the good spirit.

Age: Edo Period (1750-1800)

Dimensions: Approximately 25" Long by 16" High by 10 1/2" Wide
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 2000 item #1447425
Treasures of Old Times
$420.00
While Kitaoji Rosanjin can be arguably called the most eccentric figure in Japanese art world in 20 century, Ando Minoru (1927-2015), 安藤實 is another name that comes to a mind...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1447424
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese single section Mizuya Tansu (kitchen chest) made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Keyaki (Zelkova) woods. 2 sliding doors designed with individually cut vertical slats (as opposed to a solid board carved to look like slats). Side horizontal ribs add visual strength and structural support to the chest...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1447423
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Jizai (hearth hook) used above an Iron (fire hearth) and hung beneath the house rafter to support a rope and hook or a Jizai Kagi (adjustable hook) to hold a kettle or large teapot above the burning charcoal. The main body is carved from one solid piece of Keyaki (Zelkova) wood...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1447422 (stock #Ohara290)
Era Woodblock Prints
SOLD
Ohara Koson
Crow eating a persimmon while sitting on a branch
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. pre-1910.
Publisher: Kokkeido.
Artist's signature and seal and publisher's seal at lower left.
Reference: K5.13 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1447421 (stock #Ohara289)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,450.00
Ohara Koson
Monkey and baby reaching for reflection of the moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15 x 7.375 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
Reference: K41.26 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Heavy toning at back and top margin. Matte line in image.
Japanese : Textiles : Kimono : Pre 1940 item #1447407 (stock #13447)
Haruko Watanabe
$200.00
Shonai-obi hand-woven of wash yarn (Japanese handmade paper) for weft and cotton yarn for warp. It is produced in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It has beautiful tassels in both ends. The dyes are vegetable indigo and brown. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 25.5cm x 3m52cm
Japanese : Textiles : Contemporary item #1447404 (stock #13451)
Haruko Watanabe
$70.00
A piece of cloth with many kinds of cotton shibori fragments. It shows several kinds of shibori techniques. All machine-sewn. In excellent condition but white parts are slightly changed to pinkish because of the color bleeding. The second half of the 20th century. 45cm x 2m
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1447391 (stock #12258)
t a t a m i
$300.00


BOY

Japanese wooden sculpture of boy carved for one's own child, with "3 May Showa 40 (1965)" and "Shun (Boy's name)" at the backside. approx. H 23.5cm (9.25in)...
Japanese : Furniture : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1447388
Zentner Collection
A Keyaki (Zelkova) root burl bonsai stand with twisty gnarly roots supporting a flat surface. Beautiful original patina.

Age: Mid Century (1950-1960's)

Dimensions: 14 1/2" Wide by 13" High by 12 3/4" Deep
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1920 item #1447384
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Mikawa Maneki Neko also known as a beckoning cat made of clay and natural pigments. Beautiful aged patina and natural wear over its 100 years of providing luck and happiness. With its raised left paw, it is beckoning customers, friends, family, guests and good luck for its owner...
Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1447374
Zentner Collection
An antique pair of medium sized bronze Japanese temple lanterns each comprised of three sections with hinged door for access to the interior. Original beautiful patina consistant with age. Sturdy and overall great condition. Would do well inside or outside and could command a presence in any garden setting.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: Each 36 3/4" High by 14" Diameter
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1447331 (stock #Ohara288)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,275.00
Ohara Koson
Monkey reaching for the reflection of the moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.625 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: K41.25 (cat...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1447320 (stock #1743)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
$900.00
A Mizusashi Water Jar for use in the Japanese Tea Ceremony by Otani Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The artist has chosen to rely solely on the flavor of the clay, truly barren earth colored only with shadow and light resulting from the flame and kiln position. This beautifully showcases the nature of the distinct Shiseki filled Shigaraki clay. Top an austere black lacquered wooden lid like a pool of dark shadow...
Japanese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1447319 (stock #MOR8143)
The Kura
$1,500.00
Minogame sea turtles with their distinctive fan-like tails climb from the depths up onto the rocks, an excellent Japanese hardwood carving dating from the late 19th to early 20th century. The artist has managed to capture both the movement and strength of these mysterious creatures, stretching their necks out in curiosity. Cut from a single block of wood, it is 20 x 25 x 13.5 cm (8 x 10 x 6 inches) and in excellent condition. A black lacquered table will be included for display (not pictured)...
 
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